Mashushe Shongwe Game Reserve is located in the lowveld in Malelane in the far eastern sector of the Mpumalanga province. The reserve was established on community lands, where residents benefit in many practival ways through conservation programmes initiated by the Mpumalanga Parks Board.
The reserve is small but highly concentrated with various species of acacias alongside the Russet Bushwillow and Tamboti. The seasonal Mzinti River is lined with Jackalberry and Sycamore Fig Trees. The reserve is home to the rare Impala lily, which is under severe threat through increasing loss of habitat.
There are many species of herbivores that have been re-introduced to the Mashushe Shongwe Game Reserve such as Kudu, Waterbuck, Impala and Burchell's Zebra (these are most commonly seen). Other wildlife that can be seen at Mashushe Shongwe Game Reserve are Nyala, Warthogs and Vervet Monkeys. There are also small carnivores that can be seen at Mashushe Shongwe Game Reserve such as the African Civet, Blackjacked Jackel, Banded Mongoose and Largespotted Genet.
Mashushe Shongwe Game Reserve is a birdwatchers' paradise, birds that can be seen include the Pinkthroated Twinspot, the Yellowspotted Nicator, the Purplecrested Lourie, Gorgeous Bushshrike, woodland Kingfisher, Scops owl, Pearlspotted owl, Whitefaced owl, Barn owl, Giant Eagle Owl, Wahlberg's Eagle, Brown Snake Eagl, Lizzard Eagle and Little Sparrowhawk.
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